The new series of Strictly Come Dancing has hit an obstacle following reports that some pros have refused Covid jabs. This year’s edition is set to begin on Saturday (18 September), but it’s being claimed that two unnamed professional dancers are not vaccinated against Covid-19.
“Strictly Come Dancing production has, and will, continue to follow strict government guidelines to ensure the safety of all on the show.”
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A spokesman for the BBC One series said: “We do not comment on speculation of somebody’s COVID vaccination status.